Two (2) job openings in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, and/or Global Strategy. The Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is inviting applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. We are looking for candidates with the potential to build a record of excellence in both research and teaching. Candidates should have a doctorate degree or be in their final year of dissertation research. Our search is not limited to any individual sub-discipline of the broader strategic management field, but the Department is actively looking to fill one of the two vacancies with a candidate with a concentration in technology strategy, platform competition, and/or competitive strategy. The other vacancy is fully open.

The Rotterdam School of Management in general and the Department in particular take pride in their high-performance research culture. Erasmus University ranks third in Europe in terms of 2013-2018 UTD top journal output. Faculty members routinely publish in top tier journals like the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Organization Science and Management Science. RSM faculty members also regularly serve as (Associate) Editors of top journals like Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. We also take great pride in our outstanding PhD program, which has a strong record of placements at peer institutions like INSEAD, HEC, Cambridge University (Judge), University of Warwick, University of South Carolina (Moore), Aalto University, and McGill University.

Joining the Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship Department at RSM means joining a terrific and exceptionally collegial and international group of tenure track faculty, including, Mirko Benischke (PhD University of Auckland), Magdalena Cholakova (Bocconi University), Giuseppe Criaco (Jönköping International Business School), Lotte Glaser (Free University, Amsterdam), Richard Haans (Tilburg University), Korcan Kavusan (Tilburg University), Yu Liu (Aalto University), and Brian Pinkham (UT Dallas/Jindal). To get to know more about our activities and about our tenured faculty members, please visit: 

This year’s hiring committee consists of: Rene Bakker (representing the Entrepreneurship area;; Mirko Benischke (representing Strategic Management and Global Strategy;, Pursey Heugens (representing Strategic Management;; Yu Liu (representing Entrepreneurship;; and Brian Pinkham (representing Global Strategy; Interested candidates are welcome to contact any one of the hiring committee members representing their area of concentration in case of questions.

Informal interviews will be held at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Chicago, at the Strategic Management Society in Paris, or via Skype later in the month of August. We encourage candidates interested in an informal interview to send their CV and a brief statement of interest to the Departmental Administrative Assistant in charge of HR (Patricia de Wilde) at before July 18th.

Full applications – including a cover letter, CV, job market paper, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation – are due September 31st 2018, and may likewise be submitted to Promising candidates will be invited for a campus visit between November 19th and December 11th.

About Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Rotterdam is the most important city of the Netherlands economically, and is home to Europe’s largest port. It is vibrantly international, accommodating some 634,000 people (1.2 million in the greater metropolitan area) from 160 different countries. Its landscape is modern, with high rising towers and creative architecture. In addition to being an important business, entrepreneurship, and logistics hub, the city also has an extensive cultural, restaurant, and entertainment scene. Rotterdam is the gateway to Europe, as Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, and many other great destinations can all be reached in a few hours or less.

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